10 Facebook Best Practices for Nonprofits

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Perhaps they can not get a Facebook ad budget approved or they are simply stuck in the outdated “social media is free” meme. For example, the Dolphin Project streams live daily updates from the Taiji dolphin hunts in Japan and NPR regularly streams live news updates.

Social Media Adoption: The Line Between Individual/Personal and Organizational

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

This is the Social = Me First meme , I have spoken on widely. So, the same will prove true for Facebook and whatever other social streaming applications emerge. Technology providers also try to avoid getting seduced by the hype cycles. As Jon Stahl notes, in reaction to the recent Overbook Foundation Report , I wonder how much of this anxiety is the product of nonprofit sector consultants and pundits hyping Web 2.0 How short was the hype cycle of MySpace?

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NpTech Tag Summary: Chimp Personality, Convio Open API, and More

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Nonprofit Social Media ROI and Adoption Issues The meme of the last week continues with a look at specific metrics like engagement. In " The Social Web Ain't Rocket Science " Worldchanging blogger Jon Lebkowsky reminds us that blogs, wikis, and social networking sites may not be appropriate for all nonprofits and that hype and pressure shouldn't drive adoption decisions or they may not be successful. Find out what kind of monkey you are for a good cause.

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